Promotions and tenure announcements

Congratulations to the following faculty members who were approved for tenure and/or promotion by the Board of Trustees at their meeting last month. The following will become effective on July 1.

Tenure Track Faculty

In the College of Medicine

  • The award of tenure with promotion in rank to associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology to Lisa Noelle Cooper, Ph.D., and Merri Rosen, Ph.D.
  • The award of tenure with her current rank of associate professor of integrative medical sciences to Liya Yin, M.D., Ph.D.

In the College of Pharmacy

  • The award of tenure with her current rank of associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences to Vanessa Fitsanakis, Ph.D.
  • The award of tenure with promotion in rank to associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences to Takhar Kasumov, Ph.D.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

In the College of Medicine (NEOMED-employed)

  • Promotion to research associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology for Sharad Shanbhag, Ph.D.
  • Promotion to professor of family and community medicine for David Sperling, M.D., (’85).

Core faculty in the College of Pharmacy

  • Promotion to associate professor of pharmacy practice for Jaclyn Boyle, Pharm.D. ('12), and Alexander Hoffman, Pharm.D.

Non-Tenure Track Affiliated Faculty

Promotion to a variety of ranks for 40 faculty in the College of Medicine and three faculty in the College of Pharmacy.

-Submitted by Deborah Loyet

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